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lonelyfishflickrbox The ocean has many impacts on human life, through its central place in many human activities, but also through its role within the climate system. Ocean observations are needed to help us understand, manage and prepare for those impacts. Read more

1 float preparation 300 The Framework for Ocean Observing guides observations to produce impactful data and relevant tools to address societal challenges. Read more.

The GOOS brings together people with diverse skills and from around the world to collaborate on an efficient and impactful observing system. Read more.

The observing system is composed of a variety of cutting edge observing efforts, following up-to-date standards and methods. Read more.

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Next Webinar: 30 March 2016

Informing Priorities for Biological and Ecosystem Observations

Date: 30-March 2016
Time: 14h00 UTC
Speaker: Samantha Simmons (GOOS Biology and Ecosystems Panel Co-chair)